Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn didn’t comment on who was at fault in the Hamilton/Verstappen collision, instead he said he hopes “we can avoid those incidents in the future”.
“It was a fabulous weekend,” the Briton wrote.
“We had a full house, which was permitted by the UK government pilot event, while the new format – our first-ever F1 Sprint – was a success.
“And then we had a nail-biting Grand Prix on Sunday that was a game of two halves with a dramatic start and a dramatic finish.
“We saw the title protagonists go wheel-to-wheel once again, but this time it ended in a collision, which ended Max’s race.
“It was a massive relief to see him climb out of the car and walk away before he went to hospital for precautionary checks.”
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Brawn decided not to give his opinion on who was at fault in the incident.
“As is always the case in these matters, there will be a wide range of opinions on the rights and wrongs.
“What is clear is that we were robbed of a thrilling battle and nobody wants the championship decided on crashes and penalties, and, as in this case, there was a serious risk to either driver.
“It is something both drivers will reflect on. I hope we can avoid those incidents in the future because I think we were denied a fantastic battle.
“They raced each other hard for half a lap, and it was thrilling. Imagine how dramatic the Grand Prix would have been if that had been the whole race,” concluded the Briton.